One day Hortobagy National Park and Debrecen tour
One day Hortobagy National Park and Debrecen tour route : Budapest- Hortobágy- Debrecen- Budapest
Duration : 07.30am-20.00pm
Tour for individual passengers or for little group
One day Hortobagy National Park and Debrecen tour price : 290 EUR / group
After the breakfast departure to the Hungarian country side to Hortobágy. The national park of Hortobágy is the oldest and biggest national park of Hungary also the biggest country side of Europe. At Hortobágy we can see the ancient traditional Hungarian lifestyle. The traditional Hungarian animals are the grey cow and the mangalitza pig(original Hungarian spelling) which are living here the same way as hunreds of years before. We can find here also traditional Hungarian horse rider (called in hungarian: „csikós”, and Hungarian cowboys (called in Hungarian : „gulyás”) and also draw well. The national park which can give us the feeling of the absolute peace become in 1999 an UNESCO World Heritage site.
We the shepherd museum which is located next to the bridge with nine hole. After arriving to the National Park of Hortobágy we travel around the sheer by horse wagon ( you need pay it on the spot ). The travel will last until 2 hour, during the travel we will see mangalitza pig(original Hungarian spelling), buffalo ,”racka” sheep(original Hungarian spelling) grey cow. The horses which are grazing over here are belonging to the horse type „mátai” stud this stud is almost 300 years old.
We have the possibility to get to know the local people. It’s also the part of the program to introduce the traditional Hungarian horse rider( called in Hungarian : „ csikós”) who dressed in wide pants and also we can see six oxen wagon. In the past the salt was transported with this wagons from Transylvania to North Europe thru Hortobágy.
After lunch we visit Debrecen. Debrecen is the second biggest city in Hungary, the cultural economical and academic center of the east region of Hungary.
We have a walk in the city during a walk we get acquainted the past of Debrecen, and the main sights ( Reformed Temple, Reformed College, Déri museum, Lycium tree, Kossuth square, market houses in the Piac street, Csokonai theatre etc.).
If the weather is suitable there is a possibility to a boat tour on the beautiful Lake Tisza. On the tour we can get acquainted with the magical world of the lake. We can see here the Hortobágy, the Tisza valley which is very rich in natural values, and enjoy the eternal peace of the area of the Lake Tisza.
The Lake Tisza is the special mix of the nature and the water, which is absolutely unique here in Hungary.
If the weather is not suitable for the boat tour, then during the travel back to Budapest there is a possibility to visit the Lake Tisza ecological center.
The Lake Tisza ecological center is very impressing. The ecological center shows to the visitors the natural treasure of the Lake Tisza and the Tisza valley. It is not an usual exhibition but an impressive interactive and modern and also amusing. The most special thing is the biggest freshwater aquarium system of Europe – which has 735.000 liter capacity and is very natural and full of with the magic of the water – gives us an unforgettable and amazing experience.
If the boat tour or the visit of the Ecological center become the part of the program (of course it will be decided by personal choice) then the sightseeing of Debrecen will be out of the program because of the time limit.
Arrival back to Budapest in the night hours.
One day Hortobagy National Park and Debrecen tour include :
Tour by air-conditioned car or minivan
Transfer from/to hotel
English speaking driver
One day Hortobagy National Park and Debrecen tour exclude :
Personal expenses such as drinks, insurance, tips for guide, etc.
Tour guide during the trip ( if you like, we can offer a tour guide for you )
Other services not mentioned in the program
Meals and drinks
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